Vuelta a Espana
Stage 11: Andorra la Vella to Cortals d'Encamp - Stage Details

Stage two and six winner Esteban Chaves has finished eighth on the queen stage of the Vuelta a Espana to remain in the top five overall after eleven stages.

Chaves finished just ahead of the red jersey of Tom Dumoulin (Giant-Alpecin), the pair 2:59minutes down on Mikel Landa (Astana Pro Team) who claimed the stage win from an early breakaway.

Landa’s teammate Fabio Aru attacked from the group of favourites to finish second and move into the race lead. Chaves sits in fifth overall, one-minute 29seconds down.

“This was the hardest stage of my life,” the Colombian said. “I had six months to think about this stage and now it’s finished.”

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Results

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Mikel Landa Meana (SPA) - Astana Pro Team 4:34:54
2 Fabio Aru (ITA) - Astana Pro Team 0:01:22
3 Ian Boswell (USA) - Team Sky 0:01:40
4 Daniel Moreno Fernandez (SPA) - Team Katusha 0:01:57
5 Joaquim Rodriguez (SPA) - Team Katusha 0:01:59
6 Rafal Majka (POL) - Tinkoff-Saxo 0:02:10
7 Mikel Nieve (SPA) - Team Sky 0:02:10
8 Esteban Chaves (COL) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:02:59
9 Tom Dumoulin (NED) - Team Giant-Alpecin 0:02:59
10 Diego Rosa (ITA) - Astana Pro Team 0:03:02
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
8 Esteban Chaves (COL) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:02:59
91 Damien Howson (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:25:18
98 Daryl Impey (RSA) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:29:16
104 Simon Gerrans (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:29:16
107 Jens Keukeleire (BEL) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:29:16
127 Cameron Meyer (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:29:16
140 Mathew Hayman (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:29:16
161 Mitchell Docker (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:31:57